Issue : 1 July 2005
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Government compost U-turnSubscription
The Government has performed a sensational u-turn on charging communities that produce their own compost after it received complaints that the charge would damage green waste recycling levels.
Industry figures have expressed their dismay that the Government has reopened the planning inquiry into a £100 million energy-from-waste plant in London.
Metal merchant goes mad at auctionSubscription
Southampton scrap metal dealer James Huntley's passion for his work got the better of him at a number plate auction when he paid a whopping £60,000 for "SCR4P".
Permission sought for new Bristol recycling parkSubscription
A multi-million pound recycling park is on the cards for Bristol.
Sims invites independent ATFs into new networkSubscription
Independent Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATF) that have not signed contracts with car manufacturers are being invited by Sims Group to join a network of depollution facilities.
The Big Recycle campaign this week is again trying to encourage further recycling among the public around the country. While the premise for this campaign is to recycle more stuff, more often, it would also be useful to get the debate widened to discuss the need to build more facilities at a local level.
Corus finds benefits in Big RecycleSubscription
A survey by Corus and Asda has found that kerbside collection is the most popular method of encouraging recycling.
Feature: Been through the millSubscription
With two feasibility studies for the development of zinc recycling plants on the go in the US and Turkey, it has been a busy 12 months for ZincOx.
Feature: Consumption rises by double digitsSubscription
Double-digit percentage increases in consumption were recorded by all but one class of recovered paper in April this year. There was even a slender upturn in UK paper and board production at the start of the second quarter although, after four months, the running total for 2005 was lower than that of last year.
Feature: The great outdoorsSubscription
The outdoor area comprises an impressive exhibition area for vehicles, plant and equipment, together with the Live Outdoor Demonstration Area and Live Outdoor Waste Demonstration Area, where visitors can see vehicles and processing equipment up close and in action.